The third $100,000 Basil Sellers Art Prize will be awarded in August 2012, in conjunction with an exhibition of the finalists’ work at the Potter that will run until November 2012.
Entries are invited from artists who are Australian citizens (primarily resident in Australia) or permanent residents. Previous entrants and finalists are eligible to re-enter in 2012.
Entrants shortlisted for the finalists’ exhibition will receive a participation fee of $3,000, as well as being eligible for the $5,000 People’s Choice award and the 2013 National Sports Museum Basil Sellers Creative Arts Fellowship.
- Basil Sellers AM
- Dr Chris McAuliffe, director, Ian Potter Museum of Art
- Erica Green, director, Anne & Gordon Samstag
- Museum of Art, University of South Australia
- Lisa Havilah, director, CarriageWorks, Sydney
- Nick Farr-Jones AM
Closing date for entries is 5pm, Friday 24 June 2011
Shortlisted artists announced August 2011
Submission of artworks for exhibition due June 2012
Exhibition runs August—November 2012
Downloadable entry form and conditions of entry available at: www.sellersartprize.com.au
For further information contact:
The Ian Potter Museum of Art
The University of Melbourne
Victoria 3010 Australia
Tel. 03 8344 0407
Fax 03 9349 3518